Every competitive runner has faced their spring and even early summer races being cancelled or rescheduled. This obviously causes one to re-shift their training plans. But what about maintaining your motivation? How can you remain motivated when your next targeted race is now at least several months if not more away? How can you manage … More Staying Motivated During Covid Times
Wasn’t it was just last week when I paid my entry to run the 2017 Detroit Marathon? (actually it was last May). I had many weeks to train, I had everything mapped out ahead, and now, I wake up today realizing the only thing left on my training regime is to break in my new … More My Detroit Marathon, Past to Now
What does the typical builder/developer tract house have in common with most marathoners today? If you are a runner you might see yourself in the answer! … More Out Of The Box, Housing and Training
It’s official, after being referred to as “Coach” by many of my running friends for years I can now officially call myself “Coach”. Following several years of comfortable procrastination a series of circumstances over the past several months combined to enable me to become a nationally certified running coach via the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) coaching certification program … More It’s Official!
So race weekend is nearly here after logging over 600 miles of running, strength training, stretching, and more, ready or not here I come Boston. Like a football coach having a game plan for the “Big Game”, runners need to have their personal game plan or strategy to assure success in their marathon. Every … More Expectations
Just when you think you know the major events you have control over in your life, things change! In 2006 I ran the Boston Marathon for my first time. It was the most difficult experience I had ever experienced in my life, ever, even until this day. I remember attempting to run (or rather a … More 10 Years Later!
This blog reflects my world of architecture and my running experience. Accordingly, I have goals and intentions in each of these areas. This post will focus on my running life for the year ahead. My plans for the 2016 running year actually became quite defined back in September of 2015. Even though I had qualified … More 2016 The Year Ahead